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Sally Francis.

Dean's Note

Thanks to the warm response to our premiere issue of Open Minds, we’re back with more stories about the people and programs of OSU’s Graduate School.
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New Programs

Master of Business Engineering
The construction industry is a significant segment of Oregon’s economy. Highly competitive, the businesses within the industry have created a strong demand for university-educated managers.
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PhD in Applied Anthropology
In a rapidly changing world impacted by powerful institutions, the relationships among key societal institutions are changing. Global interconnectedness has transformed the ways we work together, as government and citizens, corporations and consumers, organizations and communities.
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Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Natural Resources
Around the world, in every area of natural resource management, there is a growing demand for sustainable practices.
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Julia Jones.

IGERT Projects

OSU was honored this year with its second National Science Foundation IGERT award. The IGERT is an NSF initiative designed to establish innovative new models for graduate education, emphasizing collaborative research that transcends traditional disciplinary boundaries.
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Program Reviews

OSU graduate programs thrive on creative forward motion.
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Irma Delson.

Irma Delson Fund Update

In our last issue of Open Minds, we reported on a new endowment fund that had been created to honor Irma Delson, who dedicated her many years at OSU to serving students from all over the world.
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Dr. Ann Schauber.

New Director of Interdisciplinary Programs

Dr. Ann Schauber has spent the best part of her career helping people think and work effectively with their differences.
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Conference attendees.

Graduate Student Conference

The Graduate Student Conference is like a marketplace of ideas.
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  . Sarah Jovan.  

Phi Kappa Phi Awardees

The OSU Graduate School is pleased to announce the newest graduate members of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.
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